Kirchliche Fest-Ouvertüre, Op.31 (Nicolai, Otto)



Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands

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Morel (2011/11/23)

Editor Louis Oesterle (1854–1932)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 21031.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Part for voice ad lib. This might just be the piano 4-h arrangement published in 1845 somewhat edited (see below), not a new arrangement...
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For Piano solo (Duncan)

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Parsonstreet (2016/12/5)

Arranger Andrew Paul Duncan
Publisher. Info. Andrew Paul Duncan
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General Information

Work Title Kirchliche Fest-Ouvertüre
Alternative. Title Church Festival Overture
Composer Nicolai, Otto
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.31 (or 32)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ION 2
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1845 or before
First Publication. 1845 – Leipzig: Hofmeister
Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1845), p.69 (piano duet arrangement)
Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1845), p.82 (full score)
Librettist Martin Luther
Language German
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: mixed chorus
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons,
2 horns, 2 trumpets (trumpet solo ad lib.), 3 trombones, timpani, organ

Misc. Comments

Have strings been left out of the instrumentation list? Grove Music normally would say "wind band" or something similar if there were no strings, i.e. "orchestra" implies strings.